ASSOCIATIVE CLUSTERING

the tendency for items with preexisting associations in memory to be recalled together during the verbal recall of a word list.

ASSOCIATIVE CLUSTERING: "Associative clustering occurred when the person recalled several fish names together that were previously spaced apart on the word list."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ASSOCIATIVE CLUSTERING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/associative-clustering/ (accessed August 8, 2020).
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